Emirates News Agency – “Federal Nuclear Regulation” participates in the first international conference on nuclear law organized by “Atomic Energy”

VIENNA, 26 April / WAM / Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation participates in the first “International Conference on Nuclear Law entitled: Global Dialogue”, which began yesterday and will continue until 29 April in the Austrian capital, Vienna, and is organized by the International Atomic Energy Agency.

The country’s delegation, led by Hamad Ali Al Kaabi, the country’s Permanent Representative to the International Atomic Energy Agency, includes representatives of the Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation, the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation and the Nawah Energy Company.

The conference is a global platform that brings together the best experts and decision makers in the field of nuclear and regulatory law from government institutions, international organizations, academia and civil society to discuss and exchange experiences on issues related to nuclear laws and legislation aimed at developing various areas of nuclear law and strengthen global expertise in this field.

On this occasion, Ambassador Hamad Al Kaabi said: “This conference is a unique opportunity for experts and officials to discuss nuclear law issues that we face today and will face in the future. Nuclear law is constantly evolving and we must find solutions to key issues to ensure the benefits of peaceful nuclear programs and technologies. ”

He added that the United Arab Emirates has become a model for countries wishing to develop their nuclear programs, as it built and operated the first nuclear power plant in the Arab world and developed an integrated and solid regulatory and regulatory infrastructure, which was an important part of the achievement of this achievement.

Al Kaabi will deliver two keynote speeches at the opening of the plenary session and during the session “New Nuclear Construction – Issues and Trends”, and the FANR delegation, represented by the Legal Department, will present the “UAE Perspective on the Role of Nuclear Lawyers” in the Regulatory and Regulatory Bodies “, which will enable the state to highlight how the successful development of a nuclear energy program has been effectively supported by a robust and comprehensive nuclear regulatory framework based on the 2008 policy on the potential development of peaceful nuclear power. Energy and consisting of Nuclear Foundation legislation – Federal Decree Act No. 6 of 2009 on the peaceful use of nuclear energy and Federal Decree Act No. 4 of 2012 on civil liability for nuclear damage. instructions issued by the authority.

The conference will be accompanied by a forum to present “the UAE experience in the training of lawyers in the nuclear sector” through the trainee program launched by the Federal Nuclear Energy Authority, the first of its kind in the UAE. This program is designed to train UAE nationals on nuclear law and prepare them to work in the authority’s legal department. The Legal Trainee program is part of the FANR’s strategy to ensure the sustainability of the nuclear program by developing emirate cadres in the nuclear energy sector and other related areas.

It is worth noting that Al Kaabi earlier this year contributed to the IAEA’s first book entitled “Nuclear Law: Global Dialogue” by writing a chapter entitled “New Nuclear States – The Path of the United Arab Emirates”, and the chapter highlights UAE experience. and results in the development and regulation of its nuclear program, with particular emphasis on milestones of interest to the new nuclear states and the international community.

And mother / Bassam Abdel Samie / Dina Omar

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